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Asalat Destination Guide

Explore Asalat in Afghanistan.

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Asalat in the region of Paktia is a town in Afghanistan - some 81 mi (or 130 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Asalat in Afghanistan

Current time in Asalat is now 08:29 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zurmat, Zafar Khel, Surki, Stogan, Shaykh Nurwal or Islamabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zeraki Kala, Shayr Khan Khel, Shaykh-Mali, Sepine Takhte, Lak Daywal and Asalat. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 79 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 758 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 24th of June 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Monday, 25th of June 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Tuesday, 26th of June 2018
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda took place in early March 2002 in which the United States military and CIA Paramilitary Officers, working with allied Afghan military forces, and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and non-NATO forces attempted to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces. The operation took place in the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains southeast of Zormat.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.36, 69.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Battle of Takur Ghar

The Battle of Takur Ghar was a short but intense military engagement between United States special operations forces and Taliban insurgents fought in March 2002, atop Takur Ghar mountain, Afghanistan. For the U.S. side, the battle proved the deadliest entanglement of Operation Anaconda, an effort early in the war in Afghanistan to rout Taliban forces from the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains. The battle saw three helicopter landings by the U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.36, 69.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Operations involving American special forces

Battle for Hill 3234

The Battle for Hill 3234 was a successful defensive battle fought by the 345th Independent Guards Airborne Regiment, Soviet Airborne Troops, in Afghanistan against a force of 200 to 250 Mujahideen rebels. Two of the soldiers killed, Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Alexandrov and Andrey Alexandrovich Melnikov, were posthumously awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union. All of the paratroopers in this battle were given the Order of the Red Banner and Order of the Red Star.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.36, 69.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:1988 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, History of Khost Province, Operations involving Pakistani special forces, Pakistan–Soviet Union relations

Samana Range

The Samana Range is a mountain ridge in the Kohat District of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, commanding the southern boundary of Tirah. The ridge lies between the Khanki Valley on the north and the Miranzai Valley on the south, and extends for some 30 m. west from Hangu to the Samana Suk. It is some 6000 to 7000 ft. high.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.36, 69.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Mountain ranges of Pakistan

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